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Chinese firm signs contract to build $135m port in Bulgaria

Chinese firm signs contract to build $135m port in Bulgaria

China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC) has signed a $135.5 million Bulgaria port project construction contract with Logistic Center Varna EAD to jointly...

Yantian Express: Crew members evacuated from burning container ship

Fire-stricken Yantian Express to leave port early May

The fire-stricken containership Yantian Express should depart Freeport at the end of April/early May 2019, according to German shipping company Hapag-Lloyd. The 7,506...

APM Terminals Algeciras sets new port moves record

APM Terminals Algeciras sets new port moves record

APM Terminals Algeciras has hit a new Port Moves Per Hour (PMPH) record for a vessel berthed at Juan Carlos I berth.  On Monday, 25th of March, 187,82 PMPH were...

Customs to commerce electronic cargo tracking in 2019- Ali

Customs speaks on threat by agents to shut down port over multiple checks 

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has reacted to concerns raised by clearing agents operating at the nation’s ports over multiple customs checkpoint, which they said...

Viking Sky: Norwegian cruise ship arrives port after evacuation of passengers

Viking Sky: Norwegian cruise ship arrives port after evacuation of passengers

A cruise ship, the Viking Sky, which suffered an engine failure off the coast of Norway on Saturday, has arrived safely at the port of Molde after the evacuation of...

Yemen: U.N. calls for withdrawal of warring troops from Hodeidah

Yemen: Warring parties to begin withdrawal of troops from main port

Warring parties in war-torn Yemen have agreed to start withdrawing their combatants from the main port of Hodeidah, the United Nations has said. The port of Hodeidah is...

Liberians protest $100m ‘missing’ from containers at port

Liberians protest $100m ‘missing’ from containers at port

Student protesters have taken to the streets to ask President George Weah to release the report of investigations he launched into how $100m (£76m) worth of Liberian...

China Merchants Port to increase investment in Djibouti joint venture

China Merchants Port to increase investment in Djibouti joint venture

Hong Kong-based China Merchants Port Holdings has announced that it will increase capital to its joint venture Djibouti Asset Company for its development of commercial...

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Has Customs’ cargo clearing process at the port improved in the past one year?

In 2018, Customs recorded higher revenue of N1.2 trillion. With that, I will say there is great improvement. Some of the improvement recorded can be attributed to the...

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Shanghai remains busiest port in the world

China’s Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG) retained its top position as the world’s busiest container port for the ninth consecutive year. The port recorded...

Libya migrant rescue ship begs European port to take them in

Libya migrant rescue ship begs European port to take them in

A civilian ship with 33 migrants aboard rescued off the Libyan coast on Sunday appealed for a European port to take them in before the weather turns at Christmas. German...

Violent port strike disrupts fruit exports in Chile

Violent port strike disrupts fruit exports in Chile

A worker’s strike and protests in the port of Valparaiso turned increasingly violent and spread to other ports along the nation’s Pacific coast on Tuesday. The...